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By: Jessica Golden, posted 4/10/2016
14 Former TVBR Players Selected to All-EBAL Team!
By: Sean Venezia, posted 6/13/2014
With MVP Soltis, 14 Former TVBR Players Named EBAL All-League
Casey Soltis, selected in the 5th round of last week's MLB draft by the Miami Marlins, was named the 2014 MVP position player of the East Bay Athletic League which was recently ranked the 9th best high school baseball league in the United States.
Overall, the 14 former TVBR alumni selected "all-league" increased the total to 17 including those in the DFAL. This matches 14 selected in 2013 and 15 selected in 2012.
Congratulations to all the players named to the all-league team and all 119 former and current TVBR players who recently completed their 2014 high school baseball seasons!
MVP Field Player
Casey Soltis - Granada High School
1st Team All-League
Cameron Santos - California High School
Ryan Anderson - Foothill High School
Nick Poirier* - San Ramon Valley High School
2nd Team All-League
Justin Hooper - De La Salle
Max Sanderson - Foothill High
Trent Kravitz* - California HS
Austin Piscotty - Amador Valley
Ruben Mercado* - Foothill
Mike Podany - California
Noah Robbins - Livermore
Nick Moroney - San Ramon Valley
Bradley Pluschkell - Amador Valley
Jake McIntosh - Amador Valley
* Poirier, Mercado and Kravitz made Tri-Valley Babe Ruth but did not complete their full commitment to their teams or TVBR.
TVBR Alumn Theofanopolous Picked by Twins
By: Sean Venezia, posted 6/8/2014
Former TVBR standout Michael Theofanopolous formerly of Foothill High School was drafted last week by the Minnesota Twins. Congratulatins Michael!
Round 30, pick 890 -- LHP Michael Theofanopoulos (6-1, 185), Cal-Berkeley: Theofanopoulos is the second Golden Bear taken by the Twins on Saturday, along with 22nd-round pick Trevor Hildenberger. He pitched in just eight games this year, including six starts, and was 1-4 with a 4.62 ERA.
TVBR's Soltis Selected 5th Round
By: Sean Venezia, posted 6/6/2014
Today the Florida Marlins drafted Casey Soltis in the 5th round of the MLB Draft!
2014 All-DFAL Selections Announced!
By: Sean Venezia, posted 6/6/2014
2014 All-DFAL TVBR Alumni Selections
Congratulations to the three former TVBR players named to the 2014 All-DFAL baseball team!
Second Team All-League
Brian Hsu, Sr., Dougherty Valley High School
Mike Pangelinan, Jr., Dougherty Valley High School
Tommy Jew, So., Dougherty Valley High School
By: Sean Venezia, posted 5/29/2014
Cal Poly News: TVBR Alumn Tommy Plushkell
By: Sean Venezia, posted 9/15/2013
Proud of Tri-Valley Babe Ruth Alumnus, Tommy Pluschkell, who is featured in this summer’s article in the Cal Poly News!
Click here for the full article:
“With Success In the Classroom and on the Field, Tommy Pluschkell Defines the Cal Poly Student-Athlete”
TVBR Alumn Mark Appel #1 Pick of MLB Draft
By: Sean Venezia, posted 6/5/2013
June 2013 - MLB Draft
Mark Appel, TVBR Alum (2004-2006) from Stanford/Monte Vista was the first overall pick in the 2013 MLB draft by the Houston Astros!! Additionally, LSU/Amador Valley’s Will LaMarche (2005-2007) was selected in the 9th round by the Detroit Tigers. Congratulations!
19 TVBR Players Earn 2013 All-EBAL Honors
By: Sean Venezia, posted 6/4/2013
June 2013 - 14 Tri-Valley Babe Ruth Alumni make 2013 All-EBAL!
MVP Pitcher: Jacob Payne (Granada) Sr.
P -- Anthony Olmo (G) Sr.
Eric Crispell (Foothill) Sr.
OF -- Austin Lonestar (DLS) Sr.
Max Sanderson (F) Jr.,
Chase Hennings (Amador Valley) Sr.
Vince Fernandez (G) Sr.
P -- Jake Dronkers (AV) Sr., Justin Hooper (DLS) So.
OF -- Nick Allman (C) Jr., Casey Soltis (C) Jr.,
Josh Sprugasa (L) Sr., Austin Hall (L) Sr.
C -- Ray Bartolomucci (DLS) Sr.
16 TVBR Alumni Earn 2010 EBAL All-League Honors
By: Sean Venezia, posted 6/10/2010
TVBR Alumni 2010 EBAL All-League Team
Once again, former players of Tri-Valley Babe Ruth have received all-league recognition led by Amador's Chris Keck (A's) who was named MVP of the EBAL for the 2010 season. Congratulations to Chris as well as these other honoree's:
Will Anderson, Foothill (Royals)
Brandon DeFazio, Foothill (Royals)
Brian Hamm, Amador (White Sox)
Steven Moen, Cal (Giants)
Michael Theofanopolous, Foothill (Royals)
John Love, Granada (White Sox)
Michael Smith, Cal (Giants)
Tony Olguin, Amador (A's)
Alex Osterholt, Amador (A's)
Nick Piscotty, Amador (Royals)
Ryan Stein, Cal (Giants)
David Camarena, Foothill (Royals)
Tommy Pluschkell, Amador (A's)
Joe Moroney, Amador (Giants)
Andrew Hobson, Dublin (Giants)
2009 NCAA College World Series
By: Sean Venezia, posted 6/14/2009
TVBR Alumni 2009 College World Series
Congratulations to the following TVBR Alumni who are competing in the 2009 College World Series:
David Hernandez Texas Longhorns
Derek Helenihi LSU Tigers
Matt Fahey Fullerton Titans
TVBR Alumni 2009 MLB Draft
By: Sean Venezia, posted 6/12/2009
Congratulations to the following TVBR Alumni who were selected in the 2009 MLB Draft!!!
Mark Appel 15th Round Detroit Tigers (Monte Vista HS)
Ryan Palsha 16th Round Baltimore Orioles (SRV, DVC)
Derek Wiley 31st Round Atlanta Braves (DLS, Belmont University)
Dylan Tonneson 36th Round San Diego Padres (Cal High, Cal)
Stephen Piscotty 45th Round Los Angles Dodgers (Amador Valley)